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Kicksend, The Mobile-First Photo Printing App, Crosses Pond To UK, France And Germany

Y Combinator alum Kicksend started life out as a way to share large files — another file sharing app, if you will — but has since put the focus on making it easy to get photos taken on your smartphone printed. Photos ordered via the app are either printed and sent to you through the post or can be …

Shivering can help you stay slim

Shivering in the cold may help burn off as many calories as exercise, according to scientists<p>It is usually a signal to reach for a jumper or turn up the heating, but it seems shivering may also be an effective way to stay slim.<p>A new study from scientists at the National Institutes of Health has …

Creating HDR Images the Right Way

You start the process of creating a tone-mapped LDR image by merging all your source images into a single 32-bit HDR image. We all know that. Maybe …

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography

5 Tips for Better Long Exposure Landscape Photography - learn some things to do and some to avoid when doing long exposures.

How To Post Process For Beautiful Eyes & Catchlights

It has been said many times before, the eyes are one of the key elements that photographers try and capture.<p>Here is a little video showing a …

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HDR Pics to play with: Into the Open

Into the Open – Pics to play with – Download the source files of this HDR image and test your post-processing skills and share your results in the …

New study abroad programme makes languages an EU priority

Language learning is an EU priority, Androulla Vassiliou, EU commissioner for education, culture and multilingualism, has said. Launching the revamped Erasmus+ programme, Vassiliou said languages are essential for addressing unemployment and social mobility within the European Union.<p>"Languages are …

Win amazing cash prizes in the ONEMILLIONPHOTOGRAPHERS competition

October 4, 2013 /Photography News/ ONEMILLIONPHOTOGRAPHERS is a global online gallery project, platform and competition. Just like a real gallery, …

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

How to Throw a Stress-Free Dinner Party

The no-stress, plan-ahead, you-can-do-it, strategic, genius guide to throwing a dinner party, according to Food52's Amanda Hesser<p>For years I threw parties on Saturday, dinner-party night across America. <b>This was a huge mistake.</b><p>Saturdays invite ambitious cooking and, with it, stress. These parties …

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The Coolest Breaking Bad-Themed Food, from Beer and Cocktails to Cookies and Cakes

Breaking Bad-themed food that fans have made, from Los Pollos Hermanos fry batter and Heisenberg beer to cookies, cakes, ice cream, and more<p>This Sunday, AMC's <i>Breaking Bad</i> comes back for the second half of its fifth and final season, sending the Internet into a frenzy of theories (will Walt die? …

Three easy pasta recipes no student should be without

It’s cheap, it’s filling – no wonder pasta is the student dinner of choice. Try these three simple recipes for quick and tasty results.<p><b>Student food: how to eat cheaply at university</b><p>There are plenty of student cookbooks out there, but one thing too many seem to have in common is that they’re …

Student food: how to eat cheaply at university

As a new university year begins, Rosie Shennan preaches all things budget with six easy ways for students to save money on food.<p><b>Three easy pasta recipes no student should be without</b><p><b>Simple is cheap</b><p>Forget boil-in-the-bag rice or pot noodles: buy basic ingredients and you’ll see the difference in your …

FYI: Do Cloned Wild Animals Have Instincts?

Let's ask Betsy Dresser, the senior vice president of research at the Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species in New Orleans, who has raised several litters of small African wildcat clones. "Oh yes, the clones are very much wild animals with wild instincts," she says. "They bite and …

21 Emotions For Which There Are No English Words [Infographic]

That sort of painful, sort of bittersweet, sort of wistful feeling you get looking out the window or driving at night or listening to a far-off train whistle? There's a word for that in Japanese.<p>Few of us use all--or even most--of the 3,000 English-language words available to us for describing our …

To avert mass extinction, is genetic engineering the best option?

With estimates that 15 to 40 percent of the world’s species will be lost over the next 40 years due to warming and habitat loss, researchers are …

Understanding Exposure Value in Photography

Before explaining <i>Exposure Value</i> (EV for short), it helps to know what <b>Light Value</b> (LV, for short) means. When you find something (whether it’s a …

Sky Photography Tips and Techniques

How many beautiful nature pictures have we all seen with little or none of the sky-scape? You may think of the sky as only some unavoidable …

Great Photography Links and Articles to Get Your Week Started Right

With another week behind us it's time once again for a list of links to tutorials, reviews, great photography and interesting blogs from Toad Hollow …

Advanced Reflector Techniques for Outdoor Photography

You’ve probably heard, at some point, someone refer to the “Golden Hour” of photography. There are actually two Golden Hours: the first and last …

Heart-Melting Photos of Baby Lions and Leopard Cats

<b>Roaring Practice</b> <br>While photographer Ashley Vincent might best be known for his amazing, award-winning shot of a tigress shaking off water in a Thailand zoo, it's his adorable photos of baby animals that are melting our hearts today.<p>The shot above, called “Roaring Practice,” features one of three …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …